From August 31 to September 2 the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) hosted Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament in New-York, US. The conference was attended by about 180 parliamentary leaders, including more than 35 Deputy Speakers from nearly 140 countries.
Parliament of Georgia should publish its decrees and most importantly, an amendments made to the bill in a timely manner to empower citizens and give them a genuine opportunity to become aware with the executed changes and express their ideas through the appropriate means.
Director of IDFI, Giorgi Kldiashvili was invited to participate in the 16th International Anti-Corruption Conference
A Draft of Right to Information Act recently developed by the Government of Pakistan scored 146 points in the global Right to Information Rating (RTI). We find it is highly important to compare the existing legislation of Georgia and the draft of Freedom of Information Act with the draft law prepared by the Government of Pakistan. This will contribute to further improvement of the draft of Freedom of Information Act in Georgia.
According to the received documents from 17 public institutions, 8 of them have requested to allocate tickets of Tbilisi Super Cup Match from Georgian Football Federation.
Short reviews of IDFI's activities, with useful links and other materials are provided in the August Newspaper.
The Open Parliament 2015-2016 Action Plan, under the sub-chapter 3.1 Posting Documents on the Website of the Parliament of Georgia in an Editable Format, states that the Parliament of Georgia publishes information on its website in PDF format; this makes it difficult for the user to change the file and generally to manipulate text. Thus, the Action Plan proposes more reader friendly, editable formats such as HTML, MS Word, etc.
IDFI analyzed Lithuanian moedl of internetization of Georgia, its main problems and challenges.
How Active Is The State Constitutional Commission
On August 20th, 2015 representatives of Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), analyst – Goga Tushurashvili and Lawyer- Nino Merebashvili held a training for librarians from the regions of Georgia.
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